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Zmodo Cameras

Zmodo brings a lot to the table for video surveillance. With indoor cameras, outdoor cameras, a video doorbell, smart hub repeater, and door/window sensors, you can create a complete video surveillance system of your own. Learn more about Zmodo cameras, cloud plans, and their features.
Updated Apr 20, 2020

What Sets Zmodo Cameras Apart?

Founded in China in 2009, Zmodo has made a name for itself in video surveillance. Today, Zmodo has sold almost 8 million products and now combines home automation technology with their security cameras. You can choose from a range of indoor and outdoor cameras as well as door/window sensors. If you want access to alert clips, continuous recording and cloud storage, you can choose from Zmodo’s cloud plans: the Basic Plan (Free), 7-Day Plan ($4.99/mo.), and 30-Day Plan ($9.99/mo.). You can currently get 50% off on your Zmodo Cloud plan if you purchase additional cameras. Learn more about the innovative security products you can add to your home with Zmodo.

What we like

  • Wide-angle camera views
  • Video clip alerts for all cameras
  • Innovative smart home features for cameras

What we don't like

  • Continuous recording not available with Basic Plan
  • No siren or camera deterrence features

Why We Recommend the 7-Day Plan

  • Wide-Angle Views

    All Zmodo cameras feature wide-angle views, from 360-degrees of pan and tilt capability with the Zmodo Snap PT camera to 180-degrees of view with the Sight 180 indoor camera.

  • Continuous Video & Storage

    See what’s happening around the clock with continuous and playback video for the day with cloud storage. Zmodo makes this possible with its cloud service plans.

  • Smart Home Features

    Video surveillance can be smart too! Set motion detection zones, alert schedules, and lighting schedules with certain Zmodo cameras.

Zmodo Cloud Plans

  • Zmodo Basic Plan

    Starting at
    $/mo

    Our Take

    Pay nothing to access alert video clips for your Zmodo cameras. The Basic Plan will allow you to receive video clips whenever your camera detects motion. These clips will be stored in the cloud and viewable for up to 12 hours.

    Features include

    • Alert video clips
    • 12 hours of cloud storage
  • Zmodo 7-Day Plan

    Starting at
    $4.99/mo

    Our Take

    Get 7 days of continuous video recording, alert clip storage, custom motion zones, and more with Zmodo’s 7-Day Plan. Your videos will be stored in the cloud, and you play back as well as editor them to share with family or local authorities if necessary. Set up custom motion zones so you only get notifications for activity that matters most. The Zmodo 7-Day Plan costs $4.99/mo. for a single camera.

    Features include

    • Alert video clips
    • 7 days of cloud storage
    • 7 days of continuous video recording
    • Custom motion zones
    • Video editing
    • Time-lapse clips
  • Zmodo 30-Day Plan

    Starting at
    $9.99/mo

    Our Take

    Get 30 days of continuous video recording, alert clip storage, custom motion zones, and more with Zmodo’s 30-Day Plan. Your videos will be stored in the cloud, and you can play back as well as edit them. Set up custom motion zones so you only get notifications for activity that matters most. The Zmodo 30-Day Plan costs $9.99/mo. for a single camera.

    Features include

    • Alert video clips
    • 30 days of cloud storage
    • 30 days of continuous video recording
    • Custom motion zones
    • Video editing
    • Time-lapse clips

Zmodo Equipment and Features

  • Zmodo Sight 180 Indoor Camera Image

    Zmodo Sight 180 Indoor Camera

    Designed to provide a 180-degree view of your home’s interior, the Zmodo Sight 180 features 1080p HD video, two-way audio, night vision, and more. You can even issue voice commands with Alexa or use this camera with Google Assistant.

  • Zmodo 1080p Indoor/Outdoor Camera Image

    Zmodo 1080p Indoor/Outdoor Camera

    Made for indoor or outdoor use, this Zmodo camera also provides 1080p HD video, night vision, motion alerts, and more. You can also purchase this camera in packs of two, three, or four to cover your home.

  • Zmodo Torch 360 Outdoor Light & Camera Image

    Zmodo Torch 360 Outdoor Light & Camera

    As a unique device, the Zmodo Torch 360 looks like a typical outdoor light, but is actually a light and camera all in one. Choose when you want the light to turn on, adjust its colors, and watch video clips with the Zmodo app.

  • Zmodo Beam WiFi Extender Image

    Zmodo Beam WiFi Extender

    This WiFi extender triples its function as a signal booster for Zmodo door/window sensors, a chime, and a hub. Used with the Zmodo Greet Video Doorbell, this device will chime when a visitor presses your doorbell. You can also connect multiple Zmodo devices and use this extender as a hub.

  • Zmodo Door/Window Sensors Image

    Zmodo Door/Window Sensors

    Get alerts whenever a door or window is opened with Zmodo’s door/window sensors. You can create your own full security system by connecting the sensors to Zmodo Beam and a compatible camera.

Compare Zmodo Cloud Plans

Zmodo Basic Plan

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Zmodo 7-Day Plan

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Zmodo 30-Day Plan

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Cost
Free$4.99/mo.$9.99/mo.
Alert video clips
YesYesYes
Cloud storage time
12 hours7 days30 days
Continuous recording time
None7 days30 days
Custom motion zones
NoYesYes
Video editing
NoYesYes

Zmodo Warranties and Guarantees

Zmodo has two warranty terms based on the product you purchase. If you purchase an analog closed-circuit device, you’ll have a two-year warranty. If you purchase an Internet Protocol (IP) device, you’ll have a three-year warranty. Zmodo has a 60-day money guarantee if you’re not satisfied with their product.

Frequently Asked Questions About Zmodo Cameras


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